|Place of birth||Lanarkshire, Scotland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Tooradin Railway Station, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Marion Smith, Lily Bank, Cadzow Street, Lark Hall, Lanarkshire,Scotland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Mary Scott Sommerville DAVIDSON. Born at Lilybank, Larkhill, Scotland|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 3 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 2 September 1916.
Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 15 September 1916 (scabies).
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 November 1916; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, 13 November 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 22 November 1916; taken on strength of 22nd Bn, in the field, 24 November 1916.
Admitted to No 7 Australian Field Ambulance, 15 December 1916 (scabies); to No 25 General Hospital, 18 December 1916 (urtiaria); to No 26 General Hospital, Etaples, 18 December 1916; discharged, 4 January 1917; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 8 January 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 4 February 1917; rejoined unit, 5 February 1917.
Admitted to No 6 Australian Field Ambulance, 10 March 1917 (scabies); discharged, 20 March 1917; rejoined unit, 24 March 1917.
Posted as missing in action, 3 May 1917.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 26 November 1917, pronounces fate as 'Killed in Action, 3 May 1917'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DAVIDSON William Summerville|